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McAlvain Concrete is now a separate company (access required)

Boise construction company McAlvain Group of Companies has spun off its concrete division into a separate company called McAlvain Concrete, Inc. For many years, McAlvain has produced concrete mostly for its own construction projects, but in recent years, the company ...

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Appeals court: St. Luke’s Health System broke antitrust laws

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld a lower court ruling that determined St. Luke’s Health System’s acquisition of Nampa-based Saltzer Medical Group violated federal antitrust laws. The appeals court in a 37-page decision released Feb. 10 upheld ...

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Long client relationships have built ESI Construction into a national builder (access required)

ESI Construction builds as big as it gets in Boise. ESI, the largest locally based construction company, built the 18-story Eighth and Main tower, which redefined the downtown Boise skyline in February 2014. And ESI builds WinCo and Home Depot ...

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Boise joins national trend of adding construction jobs (access required)

Boise is among 75 percent of American metropolitan areas to see an increase in construction jobs during 2014, according to federal data analyzed by the American General Contractors of America. The Treasure Valley saw an 8 percent increase in construction ...

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“In-sourcing” could save Idaho on legal costs (access required)

The state of Idaho has paid $40 million over the past four years for private legal work, according to a new survey from the Idaho Legislature’s nonpartisan watchdog. The report found a few areas where the state could save money. ...

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Village on Lake Street promises condos/shopping for downtown McCall (access required)

At least two builders are working on multi-use condo projects for downtown McCall. Steve and Patricia Minor have had a downtown multi-use condo complex in mind since they moved to McCall in 1992. Their 27-unit Village on Lake Street proposal ...

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A word with University of Idaho President Chuck Staben (access required)

Chuck Staben, the president of the University of Idaho, is a biochemist who has spent most of his career in academia, including at Berkeley, where he earned a doctoral degree in biochemistry, and at Stanford, where he did two years ...

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Lifting tax on gravel, road materials means $15 million more for roads (access required)

Idaho lawmakers have introduced a plan to stop taxing gravel, street signs and other road materials. The measure would reduce the costs of roadwork and shift $15 million to $20 million to Idaho’s roadwork budget from the state’s general fund, ...

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Five Idaho startups pitching to investors (access required)

Five Idaho startup companies are presenting to investors Feb. 12 at the Wayne Brown Institute’s Investors Choice Venture Capital Conference in Midway, Utah. The WBI  started offering programs in Boise last year as part of its partnership with Zions Bank. ...

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Sun Valley Air Club partners with Jackson Jet Center (access required)

Jackson Jet Service of Boise will manage the Sun Valley Air Club’s private charter operations, taking over for Mountain Aviation. The club is a membership charter plane service. Founder and CEO Norman Nie said Jackson has greater capabilities, with several ...

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